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5 health-boosting drinks to increase your high from cannabis

5 health-boosting drinks to increase your high from cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 4, 2018


Filed under Culture

Are you concerned that your tolerance to cannabis is affecting your high? If so, it might be time to pair your buds with beverages for an even stronger high than ever before. As our knowledge of the cannabis plant grows, so does our ability to adjust the factors that influence the effects. This is ...

More older Americans are smoking cannabis than ever before

More older Americans are smoking cannabis than ever before

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 30, 2018


Filed under Culture, News, Research

Cannabis consumption amongst older Americans is significantly more common now than it was back in the 1980s, according to a recent study on adult cannabis consumption. Researchers discovered how two particular age groups are 20 times more likely to consume the plant nowadays in comparison with the number of older Americans consuming cannabis 30 years ago. Those age groups were ages 50 to ...

Massachusetts kick-starts its recreational cannabis licensing

Massachusetts kick-starts its recreational cannabis licensing

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 13, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

“Ganjapreneurs” in Massachusetts can now apply to open a recreational cannabis business. Regulators in Massachusetts started inviting applicants to begin the application process for cultivating and selling social cannabis at noon on Monday, April 2. Only select cannabis entrepreneurs in Massac...

Alaska just lost one of its three cannabis testing facilities

Alaska just lost one of its three cannabis testing facilities

April 6, 2018


Filed under News

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor One of Alaska’s three testing facilities for cannabis is closing, and it’s connected to the industry’s banking problem. Wells Fargo decided to withdraw a loan to Steep Hill Alaska after it found it was a cannabis business, and Wells Fargo has a po...

The Brain Loves CBD: What are the effects of this major cannabinoid?

The Brain Loves CBD: What are the effects of this major cannabinoid?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News/Feature Writer/Editorial

April 2, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, News

The cannabis plant contains an abundance of naturally-occurring cannabinoids and Cannabidiol (CBD) is stealing the limelight lately. Recent studies show that CBD reacts with the brain in more ways than one, making this cannabinoid one of the most exciting to date. What you should know about Cannabidiol (CBD) and t...

Cannabis gone global: first ever medical cannabis shipment sent to Canada from Africa

Cannabis gone global: first ever medical cannabis shipment sent to Canada from Africa

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 30, 2018


Filed under Global, News, Showcase

A milestone move in medical cannabis has been made by a company in Africa’s southern region. On March 26, an 850-gram shipment of medical cannabis was released from the mountainous country of Lesotho to Vancouver, British Columbia. Anandia Labs, a leading cannabis biotech company, is currently anticipating the arr...

Colorado auto fatalities have increased, but cannabis isn’t necessarily to blame

Colorado auto fatalities have increased, but cannabis isn’t necessarily to blame

March 28, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor The number of people who have died in car accidents who tested positive for cannabis has been steadily increasing in Colorado since 2013, according to The Denver Post. Anti-cannabis activists have been trying to blame auto deaths on legalization for years, bu...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Supports Hemp Legalization Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Supports Hemp Legalization Bill

March 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The United States Senate top leader has announced he wants to bring hemp production back into the country and remove the plant from the controlled substance list. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he will soon file a bill to legalize industrial hemp and allocate federal money for its cultiv...

NY lawmakers are pushing to legalize medical cannabis for pets

NY lawmakers are pushing to legalize medical cannabis for pets

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 26, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis

Pet owners in New York could soon be medicating their four-legged friends with medical cannabis products. Just last week, Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, D-Scarsdale, Westchester County secured a bill that would enable pet owners to get a certification for cannabis products from the city’s veterinarians....

Investors should keep their eye on these Israeli medical cannabis stocks

Investors should keep their eye on these Israeli medical cannabis stocks

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 25, 2018


Filed under Global

Investing in cannabis stocks is a wise move for anyone who wants to earn sizable returns. Among the top-trading stocks on the market right now, Israeli medical cannabis stocks make up a big portion of them. Israel is constantly being mentioned in the news for its involvement in the cannabis industry. The coun...

Colombia is expected to become the largest medical cannabis supplier on the planet

Colombia is expected to become the largest medical cannabis supplier on the planet

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 24, 2018


Filed under Global

Colombia’s second-largest metropolis, Medellin, is the latest destination on the map to start cultivating cannabis plants with government’s approval. The city is predicted to become a global leader in the ganja industry and will export cannabis crops to Latin America and beyond. Letting go of a d...

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski wants to fix cannabis’ banking problem

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski wants to fix cannabis’ banking problem

March 24, 2018


Filed under News

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is part of a growing group of senators who are pushing to pass legislation that would allow cannabis businesses to do business with federally regulated banks. They’re trying to pass a bill called the Secure and Fair Enforcem...

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